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UCI launches effort to develop patient-specific stem cell lines

UC Irvine neurobiologist Hans Keirstead and his research team today launched a project to develop stem cell lines that genetically match human patients. These lines would allow scientists to better study conditions ranging from diabetes to Parkinson’s disease, and they would provide the basis for potential patient-specific stem cell treatments.

Contact: Jennifer Fitzenberger
jfitzen@uci.edu
949-824-3969
University of California – Irvine

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May 14, 2007 - Posted by | Global, Global Health Vision, Global News, Irvine, News, News Australia, News Canada, News UK, News US, Parkinson's, Stem Cells, University of California, Washington DC

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